October 25, 2006
Providence St. Joseph wins excellence award Providence St. Joseph Medical Center was awarded a five-star rating from HealthGrades, a national health-care ratings company, for its cardiac, orthopedic and critical- and stroke-care services. The hospital also received the 2007 Stroke Care Excellence Award, putting it in the top 10 hospitals for stroke care. The rating criteria utilizes hospital records to analyze more than 5,000 hospitals in all 50 states. The study takes into account patient severity and patient outcomes for more than two dozen procedures, rating it on a five-star system.
September 16, 2006
MCCAMBRIDGE PARK LIGHTING The council will consider a resolution to approve a bid to upgrade lighting for sports fields at McCambridge Park. An assessment completed in November 2004 identified several city parks in need of either replacement or upgrade of outdoor lighting systems, Izay Park, Foy Park and McCambridge Park among them. The city chose to make McCambridge Park the highest priority due to the public's frequent use of the McCambridge sports fields. WHAT TO EXPECT Bid approval is anticipated for T&D Electric to upgrade lighting of sports fields in McCambridge Park at a cost of $146,720.
April 13, 2005
Art festival caters to hard-of-hearing An arts festival for deaf and hard-of-hearing students is from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at David Starr Jordan Middle School, 420 S. Mariposa St. The Deaf Arts Jubilee features workshops in dance, acting, makeup artistry, illustration and more. The classes are taught by artists, many of whom are deaf. Headlining comedian C.J. Jones will perform and teach two workshops on comedy. The band Kriya will also perform, and the lead singer will use sign language.
May 21, 2005
Students show off their work Students at Providence High School displayed their artistic talents at "Masquerade," the school's art show Tuesday and Wednesday. Winners of the Best of Show award were Nashla Barakat,17, for photography and Yvonne Kaptein, 16, for drawing. This was the second year that students created a joint exhibit, submitting work in charcoal, sculpture, painting and other mediums. Choirs take first place at festival The choirs of David Starr Jordan Middle School were big winners at this year's Music in the Park Festival.
April 30, 2003
Jackson Bell Woodbury fashion design students will display their work at Woodbury University's 39th annual fashion show, "Metropolo: A Mid-Century Night's Dream." Sunday's show at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles will begin with a cocktail and dinner reception, followed by the catwalk presentation, which will feature the works of 30 students. "We have a lot of people who will come and see the show, and it's wonderful exposure for people to see what the students are doing," said Penny Collins, chairwoman of the university's fashion department.
April 28, 2010
Killian Huntley got a lesson in public relations and marketing Sunday during the seventh annual Downtown Burbank Arts Festival. The weekend event featured professional artists along with those from local schools showing paintings, sculptures, jewelry and more. The twice-a-year festival showcases contemporary artists and craftsmen in the fall, and in the spring young artists in Burbank schools showcase their works as part of a fundraiser for the Burbank Arts and Education Foundation.
February 23, 2008
The City Council’s decision to alter the Art in Public Places ordinance to allow developers to give a portion of their mandated contribution to the Burbank Arts Education Foundation to benefit local arts programs in schools was a boon for Burbank children and the community as a whole. With the council’s vote on Tuesday, developers can now offer half of their 1% Art in Public Places obligation to the foundation, which supports the Burbank Unified School District’s Arts for All program.
January 22, 2005
Send DATEBOOK items to the Glendale News-Press, 111 W. Wilson Ave., Suite 200, Glendale, Ca., 91203 or fax to (818) 241-1975. Submissions must be received two weeks before publication. TODAY Forest Lawn hosts a reception for the exhibit "Beyond Two Dimensions: The Fine Art of Medals." The opening is at 6 p.m. at Forest Lawn Museum, 1712 S. Glendale Ave. For more information, call (323) 340-4792. Karin Swildens' will have a sculpture demonstration from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Creative Arts Center in Burbank.
May 3, 2000
Glendale College opens 'Ten Minute Wonders' GLENDALE -- Works of new and not-so-new playwrights will be performed in "Ten Minute Wonders," produced by the Glendale Community College Theatre Arts Department. The production opens Thursday. The intimate Studio Theatre is the backdrop for these student-directed, 10-minute works by established playwrights Harold Pinter, Jane Martin and Craig Lucas, by pros such as Leigh Podgorski, Amlin Gray and Alan Brooks, and by grad students Todd Kulczyk, Kristina Leach and Brian Dembkoski.
March 6, 2002
Laura Sturza MEDIA DISTRICT NORTH -- While no casting agents work at Burbank's American Fine Art Foundry, their artisans do a great deal of casting. Foundry workers are putting the finishing touches to the 39 trophies, named "The Actor," which will be presented to Screen Actors Guild award winners Sunday. Working from an original sculpture designed by Jim Heimann and Jim Barrett and sculpted by Edward Saenz, foundry's artisans have tended to the 12-pound, 16-inch bronze actor's every whim since the awards started in 1995.